The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 233 245 223
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing 4G 8 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.084% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.44% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 19
Median salary £70,000 £35,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +45.83%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +68.83%
4G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1069 1140 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.24% 19.23% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 877 990 878
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,410 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

4G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region.

4G Salary Trend in the South West

4G
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

4G Salary Histogram in the South West

4G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 4 £70,000 -
Bristol +12 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Cornwall - 1 - -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for 4G.

1 17 (65.38%) Telecoms
2 13 (50.00%) 3G
3 11 (42.31%) 2G
3 11 (42.31%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (34.62%) LTE
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (23.08%) VoLTE
6 6 (23.08%) Network Design
6 6 (23.08%) GSM
6 6 (23.08%) WCDMA
7 5 (19.23%) 5G
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
8 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Big Data
8 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (15.38%) High Availability
8 4 (15.38%) Nokia
8 4 (15.38%) HTTP
8 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
8 4 (15.38%) PSTN
8 4 (15.38%) UML
8 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
8 4 (15.38%) Security Management
8 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (15.38%) Huawei
8 4 (15.38%) MODAF
8 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (15.38%) Information Security

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) 3G
2 11 (42.31%) 2G
2 11 (42.31%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (34.62%) LTE
4 6 (23.08%) GSM
4 6 (23.08%) VoLTE
4 6 (23.08%) WCDMA
5 5 (19.23%) 5G
6 4 (15.38%) HTTP
6 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
6 4 (15.38%) PSTN
6 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (11.54%) HSPA
7 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
8 2 (7.69%) 3GPP
8 2 (7.69%) MGW
8 2 (7.69%) MPLS
9 1 (3.85%) RANAP
9 1 (3.85%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (3.85%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
General
1 17 (65.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Designer
1 7 (26.92%) Senior Designer
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3G Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 4G Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Junior 3G Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior 4G Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Field Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Mobile Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Trainee
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (23.08%) Network Design
3 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) High Availability
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
3 4 (15.38%) MODAF
3 4 (15.38%) Security Management
3 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 4 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (7.69%) Fault Management
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Huawei
1 4 (15.38%) Nokia
2 3 (11.54%) Actix
2 3 (11.54%) Ericsson
2 3 (11.54%) Nortel
3 1 (3.85%) HP